When something is invented, it's not the end of the story. It's
the just beginning.
That's what Kathleen McCarthy, Director of Collections and Head
Curator at the Museum of Science and Industry, hopes kids will take
away from the museum's
new anniversary exhibit 80 at 80.
80 at 80, which celebrates the museum's 80th birthday, gives
visitors a glimpse into the museum's vast collection with 80
handpicked, rarely-seen items.
"We decided to focus on particular stories," McCarthy said.
"What we're about are the stories that technology enables.
Technology is only as useful, important and impactful as the lives
80 at 80 is included in admission to the museum and runs through
Feb. 2, 2014.